Attenborough Nature Reserve

Event info

Attenborough Nature Reserve was established in 1966 and was opened by Sir David Attenborough. This much loved, nationally important site is best known for its birds with over 160 species recorded, but also provides a home for hundreds of species of plant and insects. It is cited as one of the best places in the UK to see kingfisher and is also home to rare wildlife including bitterns and otters. 

Parking and Reserve Fee: £3

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Event Organiser

Peter Ward


Venue Information

Full facilities including Visitor centre with cafe, toilets, hides etc

Parking £3.00 (all day)

Access to the reserve: 8am-8pm

As of the 1st November 2021 we introduced Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) at Attenborough Nature Reserve. Please take a look at the signs on site next time you visit for more information or read our update.


Attenborough Nature Centre

Barton Lane